Genre Testimony

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John Stumbo Video Blog No. 48

July 2017

12:41

Drawing from portions of his Friday morning Council message, John presents four practical methods for evangelism, while cautioning that each church must decide for itself how it wants to reach the unsaved in its community. Note: in this video, John mentions the book GOD in YOU. Order yours from the Alliance Service Center by calling toll-free 1-877-284-3262, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., MST.

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Davy’s Story

July 2017

Congo

4:28

A man from the Republic of the Congo tells his testimony of God’s grace in his suffering and telling the good news to others.

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The Alliance World Tour: The Fruit of Faithfu…

John's Presentation at Alliance Council 2017

June 2017

Africa

21:52

John Stumbo walks the audience through the work of The Alliance in the last 125 years, showcasing the fruit of the faithfulness and perseverance of A.B. Simpson and subsequent Alliance workers.

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The Impact of The Alliance in Indonesia

June 2017

3:37

Daniel Ronda, Indonesian Alliance President, gives personal examples of how Alliance workers brought different members of his family to Christ.

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Not Afraid

March 2017

France

1:23

A woman in France diagnosed with multiple illnesses testifies to how Jesus changed her life and how she is no longer afraid of the future.

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House of Hope

March 2017

Chile

1:05

A young woman in Chile shares her testimony of how God brought her to the House of Hope that has given her a future.

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God’s Direction

March 2017

Dominican Republic

1:00

Alliance workers in the Dominican Republic explain how the Lord encouraged them to leave their jobs and pursue missions.

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God in Architecture

March 2017

France

1:00

An architecture student in Paris shares how God changed his life and showed him how to share His love through his work.

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Expressing Joy

March 2017

France

0:58

A former Buddhist shares his testimony of how God's love brought him from a place of nothingness to a place of joy.

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Unity in the Holy Land

March 2017

Israel

0:53

A pastor in Jerusalem shares the hope of revival as believers in Israel and Palestine come together to pray.

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Psalm 112

March 2017

Indonesia

0:55

The daughter of an Alliance pastor shares the message of Psalm 112 and its role in her family's ministry.

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God’s Faithfulness in Iraq

February 2017

Europe/Middle East

0:57

A pastor in Baghdad shares how the Lord is working in lives despite threats of terrorism and persecution.

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A Simple Response

February 2017

United Kingdom

0:48

A Peruvian missionary to the UK shares his realization about obedience to the call to missions.

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Annie’s Story

January 2017

France

03:09

A woman in France, Annie, was given life when she began to see God as her rescuer, rather than as a harsh ruler who only punishes.

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From Nothing to Everything

January 2017

France

03:48

A student in Paris, France, explains how architecture and Christian community brought him passion and joy in the midst of his emptiness.

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Leave Everything

January 2017

Dominican Republic

02:10

International workers Keren Peña and Miguel Rodríguez tell their testimonies of giving up everything to serve God through missions.

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Choose Love

January 2017

Europe/Middle East

02:56

Years after being impacted by a terrorist attack in the Middle East, an Alliance workers reflects on her decision to be motivated by love over fear.

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Beyond Ordinary

December 2016

Indonesia

08:58

Judy Gaskin, an Alliance missionary in Indonesia for nearly 45 years, talks about being a “hillbilly from Alabama” from a dysfunctional family. Saved through the love of an Alliance pastor’s wife, Judy pursued her call to overseas children’s ministry, through which thousands of children have come to Christ. “God delights in using the simple things, someone ordinary like me, to do great things for Him,” she concludes. For more of her story, see “Judy’s Kids” in the January/February 2017 issue of Alliance Life magazine.

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Freely Forgiven

December 2016

United States

5:21

Danny Amos, who spent 50 years in prison, found community and purpose for his life because of the compassion of an Alliance church in Wisconsin. For more of his story, see “Freely Forgiven” in the January/February 2017 issue of Alliance Life magazine.

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Preparing the Way in Nepal

Missions Emphasis 2016-2017

July 2016

North and Central Asia

4:10

Alliance workers in Nepal are partnering with believers to prepare the way for the gospel of hope by providing relief after a devastating earthquake, creating vocational and educational alternatives to the rampant human trafficking, and introducing suffering people to a loving, comforting Savior. Learn more on our Prepare The Way Web page!

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Part of His Plan

July 2016

Chile

1:24

A Chilean pastor and his wife share their journey of raising up a church and joining the Lord in His mission for the lost.

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Security in Jesus

June 2016

Congo

1:29

A Congolese Christian gives his testimony about finding peace and security in Jesus.

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Refugee Support Center

June 2016

Sacramento, California

1:01

Raed Awabdeh shares how the Arab-American Learning Center in Sacramento cares for the physical and spiritual needs of refugees.

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People of Peace

June 2016

Burkina Faso

:50

Alliance workers in the Kenedougou region of Burkina Faso celebrate God's faithfulness in multiplying His church.

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Noise

June 2016

Thailand

:52

President John Stumbo admonishes us to focus on what is good, true, right, lovely, and peace giving in the midst of life's noise.

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Lives Turned Around

June 2016

United States

1:16

Greg and Danielle from Alaska share how God turned their lives from despair to hope.

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Hope for a Family

June 2016

Paraguay

1:13

A couple in Paraguay gives the testimony of how their third child was born healthy despite a devastating prognosis from doctors.

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God’s Healing

June 2016

Latin America

1:08

A man in Puerto Rico, once facing a severe illness, finds healing as he trusts in God and receives prayer from his Alliance church family.

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Futsal at Green Gate

June 2016

Indonesia

:46

An Alliance worker in Indonesia uses soccer to build relationships and share the love of Jesus with boys in the community.

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Engaging With Community

June 2016

England

1:04

Alliance workers in London explore creative, relevant approaches to forming meaningful relationships within a very "private" culture.

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Broken and Willing

June 2016

El Salvador

1:08

A former Envision staff member in El Salvador quotes Alliance founder, A.B. Simpson, about the need to be meek, broken, and yielded.

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A Story from Paris

June 2016

France

1:29

Dr. John Stumbo shares a story of a Middle Eastern woman in Paris hoping to go back and share Christ with her unbelieving family.

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One Again

May 2016

United States

1:02

An Alliance pastor rallies his church and small Nebraska community to build a home for a family who lost everything in a flood.

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Mystery in Healing: Part II Injury

January 2016

Cambodia

5:47

Dave and Chris Manfred, Alliance workers in Cambodia, explain the miracles they witnessed after Dave was injured in a road accident.

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Marcia’s Story

January 2016

Paraguay

5:28

Marcia thought her life was a mistake and that she was too dirty for a relationship with God. But once she gave her life to Christ, she found her life’s purpose.

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A Voice for Truth

Proclaim

January 2016

Senegal

3:30

CISSA, a popular singer in Senegal, explains how he left a promiscuous, worldly lifestyle to fully commit his life and musical talents to Jesus.

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Mystery in Healing: Part I Illness

January 2016

Cambodia

5:14

Dave and Chris Manfred, Alliance workers in Cambodia, describe how Christ chose to heal Chris not once, but twice.

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From Nothing to Everything

November 2015

France

3:47

While studying architecture in Paris, a young man from Thailand discovers the importance of community with God and others.

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Love Thy Neighbor

Rebuilding lives and uniting a community

October 2015

United States

4:02

A small church with a big heart mobilizes its southwestern Nebraska community to build a new home for a family who lost theirs to a consuming flood.

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Hope For Hope

Providing physical and spiritual healing

October 2015

Guinea

4:47

After a difficult year in 2014, CAMA's Hope Clinic in Guinea, West Africa, is slowly getting back to evangelical outreach and compassionate medical care.

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What Does Love Look Like?

A pursuit of Jesus Himself

October 2015

National Office

2:08

President John Stumbo challenges Christ followers in Alliance churches to live beyond themselves, for blessed is the person whose heart has been made large by the love of God.

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To All Peoples

Missions Emphasis

September 2015

United States

3:08

This year’s theme tells a BIG STORY, asks a BIG QUESTION, and calls for a BOLD RESPONSE from the Alliance Family.

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各国人民

September 2015

United States

3:08

今年的主题是讲述了一个大的故事,问了一个很大的问题,并要求从联盟的家庭做出勇敢的回应。请务必访问cmalliance.org/video/ 更多的来自联盟。

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Ministry in Papua

Todd and Debbie Adams fulfilling God's call to the people of Papua

June 2015

Indonesia

3:32

Watch as Todd Adams, international worker in Indonesia, shares the story of ministry among the Dani people.

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Building Bridges

Alliance Council 2015 - Sunday Morning Session

May 2015

Sacramento, California

3:50

Raed Awabdeh tells his story about the Arab-American Learning Center in Sacramento, California, as well as his connection to the suffering Syrian church.

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Alliance Council 2015: The Week in Review

Alliance Council 2015 - Saturday Evening Service

May 2015

Long Beach, California

6:00

This video recap of the week at council will inspire and remind you of the move of God during this previous week.

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Ebola People

Alliance Council 2015 - Saturday Evening Session

May 2015

Guinea

4:14

CAMA personnel and national Alliance pastor show compassion to Ebola people, opening the door for the gospel in a Guinea village.

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Joni Eareckson Tada: CHRIST OUR HEALER

Alliance Council 2015 - Saturday Morning Service

May 2015

Long Beach, California

47:10

Joni shares her heart and experience of Jesus in the midst of healing or its lack.

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Knit Together

Alliance Council 2015 - Saturday Morning Session

May 2015

Paraguay

3:32

An Alliance missionary couple from Paraguay gives testimony of God’s power displayed through the healing of their son.

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More Than a Savior

Alliance Council 2015 - Saturday Morning Session

May 2015

Puerto Rico

3:51

Noel Piñero Planas, an Alliance layperson and ESPN reporter in Puerto Rico, shares how God carried him through some difficult trials and healed his body and soul.

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Manna For Today

Alliance Council 2015 - Saturday Morning Session

May 2015

Crown College

7:03

Crown College baseball coach, Mike Gmetro, tells the story of how God healed him from Crohn’s disease at Alliance Council 2013.

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Where Were You?

Alliance Council 2015 - Friday Evening Session

May 2015

United States

2:40

Where were you when Christ entered your life?

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Micah Bournes: I Love Y’all, For Real

Alliance Council 2015 - Thursday Evening Session

May 2015

Long Beach, California

12:32

I love y'all, for real, but sometimes you make me feel dumb. - Micah Bournes

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Micah Bournes: Normal Hair

Alliance Council 2015 - Thursday Evening Session

May 2015

Long Beach, California

5:16

Spoken word artist, Micah Bournes, delivers his poem about the nature of normality.

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The Apostle’s Creed

Alliance Council 2015 - Wednesday Evening Session

May 2015

United States

1:08

The Apostle’s Creed recited by people from all walks of life.

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Tuesday Podcast: Where is the Love?

Alliance Council 2015 - Tuesday Audio Podcast

May 2015

Long Beach, California

24:38

Jordan Christopher hosts this audio day-in-review interview of delegates and guests at Alliance Council 2015.

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A New Direction

December 2014

United States

3:37

A young couple makes a radical lifestyle change when confronted with God’s Word.

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A Day in the Life of Santiago: Paraguay

December 2014

Paraguay

2:04

Nine-year-old Santiago gives GC Kidz a glimpse of his life in Paraguay.

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A Widow’s Calling

December 2014

Congo

2:56

A single woman working among men, Mama Honorine plants village churches.

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A Syrian Testimony

September 2013

Middle East

2:33

Watch a testimony of a Syrian refugee who received care through the outreach of an Arab Alliance church. Be sure to visit www.cmalliance.org to learn more about the ministry of The Alliance.

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Love Your Enemies

September 2013

Cambodia

1:47

A Cambodian woman who lost everything, including her home and most of her family, to the Killing Fields, explains how Jesus restored a peace to her soul that enabled her to love and forgive even those who had taken everything she held dear.

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From Darkness Into Light: True Security

August 2013

Congo

3:05

After having turned to Shamans and fetishes to protect him from the murderous bandits that ravage the region, Célestin encounters Jesus, his true Protector, in an Alliance church in northern Congo.

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From Darkness Into Light: Redeeming Generatio…

August 2013

Congo

2:47

Moved so deeply by God’s call to begin a spiritual legacy among the people in his city, Célestin starts a school to equip children academically and nurture them in the knowledge of the Truth, proclaiming, “together, God’s people can accomplish great things.”

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A Day in the Life of Awa: Burkina Faso

August 2013

Burkina Faso

6:38

To Awa, a 12-year-old girl in a small village in Burkina Faso, a typical day consists of prayers, chores, school, homework, dancing, singing, and playing games. But most of all, she loves going to church and hearing about Jesus.

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Big Ideas Overview

August 2013

United States

1:12

Big Ideas: Alliance Core Values for Kidz is a curriculum designed to teach children these biblical principles—fundamental to our worldwide family’s spiritual formation. For this age-appropriate series, we call the seven values “Big Ideas.” These “ideas” are not exclusively “Alliance,” but rather the values Jesus lived by and calls His people to follow.

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Deploying The Light

July 2013

United States

4:04

An Alliance church in Eagle River, Alaska, considered the escalating number of military personnel in its community and determined to fold them into its family. Find out more about Alliance work at www.cmalliance.org/resources/missions

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Flickering In The Dark

June 2013

Indonesia

3:33

Alliance workers in Makassar, Indonesia, are equipping seminary students to be future church leaders and to be bold in sharing the light of Christ in their communities, which are dominated by the country’s majority religion. Find out more about Alliance work at www.cmalliance.org/resources/missions

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A First Noel

December 2012

France

3:38

Watch Mally's remarkable testimony as he reflects on the ghosts of Christmases past. From alcoholism and a life-altering diagnosis for his child, to being an expat in a foreign land, Malcolm, who attends an Alliance international church in France, knew something was missing from his life. Visit www.cmalliance.org for more about this and the global work of The Alliance.

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Dorcas House: Esther’s Story

September 2012

Burkina Faso

2:40

A young woman in Burkina Faso was ostracized by her family and forced into prostitution. Through the ministry of Dorcas House, she was able to abandon her old life and receive and extend grace.

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A Harvest in the Streets

July 2012

United States

2:19

Dave Beidel, pastor of New Hope Community Church in Staten Island, New York, talks about the challenges and opportunities of urban ministry and describes how God allowed him to experience a "fraction of the sorrow" Christ has for the city. Visit http://www.cmalliance.org/news/ to learn more about The Alliance.

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Birte’s Story

December 2011

Germany

2:52

Birte began attending Open Door church plant in East Berlin and eventually made a commitment to follow Jesus. With the help of Alliance workers and church friends, Birte has established a Christian preschool to teach children about Jesus.

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Jesus, Our Healer INTRO

Fourfold Gospel – Session 4 (James 5:14–15)

November 2011

United States

1:16

This introductory clip can be used to start each session or provide a sneak peak of the next session in the series. “Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven” (James 5:14–15). This promise remains true today. The power to heal comes from Christ alone. We seek His healing and wholeness first and foremost to glorify Him.

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Syna Lao Testimony

Alliance Core Values – Session 2 (Testimony)

November 2011

Cambodia

5:27

Syna and her husband, Soeuth, have served as church planters in Cambodia since 1995. Syna has a nursing degree, and Soeuth is a graduate of Nyack College and Alliance Theological Seminary.

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Derwin Gray Testimony

Alliance Core Values – Session 5 (Testimony)

November 2011

United States

4:35

Derwin, a former NFL player, is pastor of a multiethnic, multigenerational, mission-shaped community called Transformation Church (C&MA) in Indian Land, South Carolina. He also serves as president of One Heart at a Time Ministries. Derwin and his wife, Vicky, have two children.

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Jason Ostrander Testimony

Alliance Core Values – Session 6 (Testimony)

November 2011

United States

2:47

Jason serves as director for the Alliance Youth Office for the U.S. C&MA. He is a national speaker and film documentarian. He and his wife, Calu, have two sons.

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Ron Walborn Testimony

Alliance Core Values – Session 7 (Testimony)

November 2011

United States

4:43

Ron is dean of Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, New York. His wife, Wanda, is director for Spiritual Formation at Nyack College. They have four children.

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Sami Dagher Testimony

Alliance Core Values – Session 8 (Testimony)

November 2011

United States

4:11

Sami Dagher is founder of the Alliance national churches in Lebanon and Baghdad, as well as a Bible school in the Nuba Mountains, Sudan. Currently, he is vice president of the Alliance national churches in Syria and Lebanon.

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Only Believe: Update

November 2009

Mongolia

2:57

Choka, a Mongolian woman and former Buddhist, tells how God healed her of disabling headaches. She now loves to tell others about Jesus' compassionate love. Produced in 2009.

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Door of Hope

November 2009

Mongolia

5:25

Alliance workers have helped a Mongolian believer realize her vision for a community center in Ulaanbaatar to reach university students with Christ's love. The Grain of Wheat Student Center is now open because you gave to Alliance Great Commission Ministries. Produced in 2009.

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Rise Up and Walk

Fourfold Gospel – Session 4 (Supplemental)

November 2009

United States

5:29

A student at Nyack College is miraculously healed of cerebral palsy.

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Alliance Marriage Encounter: Santiago

Fourfold Gospel Session 3 (Supplemental)

November 2009

Chile

4:32

Pablo and Wilma Reyes tell how God used Alliance Marriage Encounter to transform their marriage and their lives.

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Lone Voice

Fourfold Gospel – Session 2 (Supplemental)

November 2009

Guinea

4:11

Visits by boat take Alliance worker Phil Stombaugh to Seesay, the lone believer on an island with 20,000 residents off the coast of Guinea, West Africa. Eager for Phil's teaching, Seesay's enthusiasm to learn about God spills over into the lives of his family and neighbors. Produced in 2009.

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Liza’s Ghost: An Unpleasant Encounter

November 2008

Paraguay

2:50

A former abortionist's niece is harassed by unseen forces in a house where a woman died. Produced in 2008.

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Maria: A Life Transformed

November 2008

Paraguay

3:26

A woman who opposed the arrival of an Alliance church in her neighborhood finds Christ's love through a church member. Produced in 2008.

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Missions Conference 2008: Eric

November 2008

Spain

5:02

Eric embraces God's truth when the love of Christ is outpoured upon him through members of an Alliance church. Produced in 2008.

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Rufina

November 2008

Paraguay

4:33

Rufina experiences life-changing love and forgiveness when she accepts Christ into her life. Produced in 2008.

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Battlefield Miracle

November 2006

Middle East

3:46

Chaplain Dave Bowlus must 'walk the talk' when his convoy takes a direct hit in Afghanistan. Produced in 2006.

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Sport Bike Racers

November 2006

United States

4:00

Art Lohman combines his passion for God and love for speed to build relevant relationships on the motorcycle racing circuit. Produced in 2006.

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Art and Brian’s Story (Part 1)

November 2006

United States

3:07

Ten years before Art Lohman led fellow racer Brian Smith to Christ, their paths crossed at a crack house. Produced in 2006.

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Art and Brian’s Story (Part 2)

November 2006

United States

3:28

Art Lohman tells the encounter that ultimately led to Brian Smith's conversion. Produced in 2006.

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Leading by Example

November 2006

United States

1:37

Art Lohman explains how leading by example helps him reach unchurched racers. Produced in 2006.

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